AURORA - A motorcyclist was killed on Interstate 225 just north of the Mississippi Avenue exit when it collided with a truck just a few minutes after 6:30 a.m. Friday.
According to police, the motorcyclist was following a minivan when the minivan slowed for traffic. The motorcycle was trying to slow, but lost control.
The motorcycle either lightly hit or nearly hit the van. Then, the motorcycle and rider fell into the right lane and was run over by a large semi-truck. The rider was pronounced dead at the scene. Neither alcohol nor excessive speed is suspected.
All lanes of southbound I-225 were closed just north of Mississippi while police cleaned up and investigated the accident. The lanes were later opened just before 10 a.m.
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